Dumping the mining tax

Sep 9, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s decision to dump the mining tax?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Total approve

44%

26%

78%

8%

41%

Total disapprove

31%

53%

8%

71%

31%

Strongly approve

16%

7%

32%

1%

14%

Approve

28%

19%

46%

7%

27%

Disapprove

14%

24%

4%

26%

14%

Strongly disapprove

17%

27%

4%

45%

17%

Don’t know

25%

22%

14%

20%

27%

44% approve of the Government’s decision to dump the mining tax and 31% disapprove.

Those most likely to approve were Liberal/National voters (78%) and aged 65+ (58%),

Those most likely to disapprove were Greens voters (71%) and Labor voters (53%).

Carbon tax and mining tax

May 27, 2013

Q. In his reply to the budget Tony Abbott said he would dump the carbon tax and the mining tax but still retain the Labor Government’s compensation payments to households. If he is elected at the next election what do you think he is most likely to do?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Dump the carbon tax and mining tax and keep the compensation to households

26%

9%

47%

6%

Dump the carbon tax and mining tax but will not keep the compensation to households

29%

35%

27%

35%

He won’t dump the carbon tax and mining tax

28%

40%

14%

38%

Don’t know

17%

15%

11%

20%

Only 26% think that if Tony Abbott becomes Prime Minister at the next election, he will dump the carbon tax and the mining tax but still retain the Labor Government’s compensation payments to households. 29% think he will dump the taxes but will not keep the compensation to households and 28% think he won’t dump the taxes.

Only 47% of Liberal/National voters believe he will dump the taxes and keep the compensation.

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